How to Stop Automatic Account Debits – Banks Must Comply

Friday, April 19th, 2013

By Monique Coppola, Public News Service-VA

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and one group would like Virginians to know that if they have ever tried to stop automatic debits from their bank account, only to be given the run-around by the bank, they do have recourse.

Dana Wiggins is the director of outreach and financial advocacy for the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC). She said her office has been flooded with calls from people who have tried to stop their bank account from being automatically debited, only to be told by their bank that there is nothing the bank can do.

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Published: April 18, 2013

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